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Cardiff v Munster URC opener postponed

NEWS: The United Rugby Championship Round one clash between Cardiff and Munster has been rescheduled.

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The fixture was originally scheduled to kick off on Friday, however, the game will now take place on Saturday.

According to URC, the match has been pushed back a day to avoid clashing with King Charles III’s visit to the Welsh capital.

Broadcasting resource has been reallocated to focus on the visit, meaning host broadcaster are unable to show the match in its original slot.

The URC’s released a statement to confirm the postponement.

“The Round 1 United Rugby Championship fixture between Cardiff Rugby and Munster at Cardiff Arms Park has been rescheduled and will now kick off on Saturday, September 17, ” the statement read.

“Broadcast facilities for both the host broadcaster and other TV facilities providers will be engaged in the coverage of the visit and the drain on available resources has resulted in the rescheduling of the game.

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“The United Rugby Championship would like to thank both Cardiff Rugby and Munster for their understanding in this matter which has occurred under very unique circumstances.”

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